October 5, 2013

EPP Cushion Tutorial

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 We wrote about EPP a while ago but it’s so slow that between us we’ve only finished one project since. Isn’t it beautiful though?! The Liberty prints look amazing together and the pale cream squares in between them mean they really stand out. It is a time-consuming craft but it’s not hard at all so…

September 26, 2013

Liberty Tie Wedding Gift

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If you have read our Summer catch up post then you will know that Rosie got married this Summer. I decided one of her and Aaron’s gifts could be a handmade matching tie and fabric hair flower clips so picked a fabric and got working. The idea for a tie came when I was reading…

August 19, 2013

Star Quilt

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Hello! We haven’t posted in a week now and are feeling rather guilty about that. We have both been busy bees, R more so as she was getting married! Now we are back and here is a project I have FINALLY finished and I am so pleased to have gifted it to new owners…. I…

August 12, 2013

Liberty Bow Tie

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On a recent trip to London Aaron bought me a beautiful metre of Liberty Tana Lawn. I think the print is quite unusual for Liberty which makes me love it even more, have you seen it before? I made myself a skirt from it (blog post to come shortly) but was also determined to make…

August 5, 2013

Liberty Print Shift Dress

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Today I am sharing my first attempt at making a dress. I have put this off a bit because I didn’t know the first thing about dressmaking and when I read the instructions for the pattern, I was so confused by all these words I didn’t understand. I have seen this pattern, the Laurel dress…

July 12, 2013

Liberty Fabric Delivery!

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Last weekend my Brother hand delivered a load of Liberty Tana Lawn that I bought. Liberty is completely out of my budget, so I have only ever treated myself to a couple of little fat quarters before. I don’t know if any of you know about the factory shop in Lancaster where Liberty print their…

July 3, 2013

Three Liberty Tops

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It’s been a while since I posted about any dressmaking which is a shame because I LOVE creating garments to wear. It’s one of the most satisfying feelings to wear something unique that you’ve made, I only wish I had lots more time to make lots more! The tops in this post are from a…

June 22, 2013

Liberty Patchwork Cushion

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This is the second project to use some of the Liberty Lifestyle fabric that I won. I’ve already made a couple of small card holders using it and wanted to make something a bit bigger that would show off the prints even more. After some thinking I decided to make a patchwork cushion using the…

June 11, 2013

Travel Blanket for G

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You may remember a while back I posted a photo of a little pile of squares that were cut from the material I collected when I travelled to India with my friend G last autumn. Here they are….. It has taken me a while to post on this, but I finally wanted to share the…